Excerpt from The Practical Speller: Suitable for High and Public Schools; A Series of Graded Lessons
Sister and I love mamma. A babe is an infant, or young child. I may say IT and its of a baby, though a boy or girl; as, IT is like its papa. Our uncle and aunt are hus band an... d wife. Their children are our cousins. A nephew is a son, and a niece a daughter, of one's brother or sister. In our household are parents, children, and servants. Father is master. Mother is matron, housewife, or mistress of the family. The domestics are men, women, youths, and maid ens. They are steward, butler, valet, coachman, and waiter; housekeeper, governess, nurse, cook, waitress, housemaid, etc. Our relatives near of kin are grandfather, grandmother, etc.
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